Aetna Inc. (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on July 08, 2014. A cash dividend
payment of $0.225 per share is scheduled to be paid on July 25,
2014. Shareholders who purchased AET stock prior to the ex-dividend
date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd
quarter that AET has paid the same dividend. At the current stock
price of $83.63, the dividend yield is 1.08%.
The previous trading day's last sale of AET was $83.63,
representing a -0.1% decrease from the 52 week high of $83.71 and a
38.64% increase over the 52 week low of $60.32.
AET is a part of the Health Care sector, which includes
companies such as UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (
) and WellPoint Inc. (
). AET's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $5.69. Zacks Investment Research reports AET's
forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 11.66%, compared to an
industry average of .4%.
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Interested in gaining exposure to AET through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have AET as a top-10 holding:
- iShares U.S. Health Care Providers ETF (
- First Trust Health Care AlphaDEX (
- Schwab U.S. Large-Cap Growth ETF (
- iShares Yield Optimized Bond ETF (
- QuantShares U.S. Market Neutral Value Fund ETF (
The top-performing ETF of this group is IHF with an increase of
15.34% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent
weighting of AET at 6.51%.